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Poster: mrpyrex Date: Aug 7, 2004 3:19am
Forum: movies Subject: what is a ftp thingy

im new at this computer crappola and i dont even know what the ftp thing is so i can upload my movies onto this piece. is the ftp thing something i should already have? thanx

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Poster: rgs_uk Date: Aug 7, 2004 2:05pm
Forum: movies Subject: Re: what is a ftp thingy

It's a piece of software for transferring files from one computer to another. In this case, uploading files from your PC to the server at Once you have connected using the FTP address and a username and password (if required) the folder on your PC appears in one window and the folder on the server in another window. You can then transfer files by dragging them across.

FTP = File Transfer Protocol.

Filezilla is good free FTP software for Windows. You can find that and others on here:

This post was modified by rgs_uk on 2004-08-07 21:05:52